Witnesses/bystanders: The Tragic Fruits of Passivity, The Power of Bystanders, and Promoting Active Bystandership in Children, Adults and Groups. Journal of Social Issues, Vol. 75, No. 4, 2019, pp. 1262--1293 doi: 10.1111/josi.12351
This article was written and published in relation to receiving the Kurt Lewin award of 2019 from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues “for outstanding contributions to the development and integration of psychological research and social action.”
Promoting Healing and Reconciliation in Rwanda, and Generating Active Bystandership by Police to Stop Unnecessary Harm by Fellow Officers. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2019, Vol. 14(1) 60-64.
Staub, E. (2018). Preventing violence and promoting active bystandership and peace: My life in research and applications. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 24(1), 95-111.
Staub, 2018--This article won the 2018 Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
Staub, E. (2015). From heroic rescue to resistance in the prevention of mass violence: Active bystandership in extreme times and in building peaceful societies. In Schroeder, D.A., & Graziano, W.G. (Eds.). The Oxford handbook of prosocial behavior. New York: Oxford University Press.
Staub, E. (2014). Obeying, joining, following, resisting and other processes in the Milgram studies, and in the Holocaust and other genocides: Situations, personality, bystanders. In Miller, A. G., Haslam, S. A. & Reicher, S. (eds.). Milgram at 50: The enduring relevance of psychology’s most famous studies. Journal of Social Issues, 70(3), 501-515
Staub, E. (2014). The Challenging Road to Reconciliation in Rwanda: Societal Processes, Interventions and Their Evaluation. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 2(1), 505-517, doi:10.5964/jspp.v2i1.294
Staub, E. (2014). Reconciliation between groups: preventing (new) violence and improving lives. In, Deutsch, M., & Coleman, P. The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice. Third Edition. Jossey-Bass Publishers
Staub, E. (2014). Life in the trenches: hope in the midst of human tragedy. In Macek, I. (ed.). Engaging violence: Trauma, memory and representation. Rutledge
Among the Attachment,Staub, E. (2013). Building a peaceful society: Origins, prevention, and reconciliation after genocide and other group violence. American Psychologist, 68(7). 576-589.
Staub, E. (2013). Building a peaceful society: Origins, prevention, and reconciliation after genocide and other group violence. American Psychologist, 68(7). 576-589.
Staub, Ervin (2012). The Roots and Prevention of Genocide and Related Mass Violence.
Chapter 2 in Anstey, M., Meerts, P. & Zartman, I. W. (eds.). The Slippery Slope to Genocide: Reducing Identity Conflicts and Preventing Mass Murder. New York: Oxford University Press
Staub, E. (2012). Uncertainty, and the roots and prevention of genocide and terrorism. In Hogg, M.A. and Blaylock, D. (eds.). Extremism and the psychology of uncertainty. Oxford: Blackwell publishing
Staub, E. (2012). The psychology of morality in genocide and violent conflict: perpetrators, passive bystanders, rescuers. In Mikulincer, M. & Shaver, P. (eds). The social psychology of morality. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press
Staub, E. & Pearlman, L.A. (2009). Reducing intergroup prejudice and conflict: A commentary. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 96, 588-594.
Staub, E. (2008). Promoting reconciliation after genocide and mass killing in Rwanda-and other post-conflict settings. In Nadler, A., Malloy, T., and Fisher, J.D. (eds). Social Psychology of Intergroup Reconciliation. New York: Oxford University Press.
Staub, E. & Vollhardt, J. (2008). Altruism born of suffering: The Roots of Caring and Helping after Experiences of Personal and Political Victimization. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 78, 267-280.
Staub, E. (2007). Evil: Understanding bad situations and systems, but also personality and group dynamics. Review of Zimbardo, P. The Lucifer Effect: Understanding how good people turn evil.PsychCritiques, August
Staub, E. (2007). Preventing violence and terrorism and promoting positive relations between Dutchand Muslim communities in Amsterdam. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 13(3), 333-361.
Staub, E. (2006). Reconciliation after genocide, mass killing or intractable conflict: understanding the roots of violence, psychological recovery and steps toward a general theory. Political Psychology, 27,(6), 867-895.
Staub, E. and Pearlman, L.A. (2006). Advancing healing and reconciliation. In Barbanel, L. & Sternberg, R. (Eds). Psychological interventions in times of crisis. New York: Springer-Verlag.
Staub, E. (2005). The roots of goodness: The fulfillment of basic human needs and the development of caring, helping and nonaggression, inclusive caring, moral courage, active bystandership, and altruism born of suffering. In Carlo, G and Edwards, C. (Eds.) Moral Motivation through the Life Span: Theory, Research, Applications. Nebraska Symposium on Motivation. Lincoln: Nebraska University Press.
Staub, E., Pearlman, A. L., Gubin, A. and Hagengimana, A. (2005). Healing, reconciliation, forgiving and the prevention of violence after genocide or mass killing: An intervention and its experimental evaluation in Rwanda. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 24 (3). 297-334.
Staub, E. & Bar-Tal, D. (2003). Genocide, mass killing and intractable conflict: Roots, evolution, prevention and reconciliation.
In Sears, D. and Huddy, L and Jarvis, R. (eds.). Handbook of Political Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.
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Staub, E. (2003). Notes on cultures of violence, cultures of caring and peace, and the fulfillment of basic human needs.
Political Psychology. 24, (1), p. 1-21.
Staub, E. (1999). The origins and prevention of genocide, mass killing and other collective violence.
Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 5, 303-337.
Staub, E. (1999). The roots of evil: personality, social conditions, culture and basic human needs. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 3, 179-192. Staub, E. (1999). The origins and prevention of genocide, mass killing and other collective violence.
Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 5, 303-337.
Staub, E. (1998). Breaking the cycle of genocidal violence: Healing and reconciliation.
In Harvey, J. (ed). Perspectives on Loss. Washington DC: Taylor and Francis.
Staub, E. (1993). The psychology of bystanders, perpetrators and heroic helpers. The International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 17, 315-341. (Winner of the Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Prize of Division 9 of APA, The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues).Staub, E., Pearlman, L.A., Weiss, G., & Hoek, A. Public Education through Radio to Prevent Violence,Promote Trauma Healing and Reconciliation, and Build Peace in Rwanda and the Congo. Unpublished Manuscript.Staub, E. (2015). From heroic rescue to resistance in the prevention of mass violence: Active bystandership in extreme times and in building peaceful societies. In Schroeder, D.A., & Graziano, W.G. (Eds.). The Oxford handbook of prosocial behavior. New York: Oxford University Press.